AECOM Senior Mechanical Engineer in Edmonton, Alberta

Requisition/Vacancy No. 146304BR

Position Title Senior Mechanical Engineer

Job Category Engineering - Mechanical

Business Line Building Engineering

Country Canada

State/Province/Region CAN - Alberta

City Edmonton

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line

Building Engineering

We deliver creative solutions for building projects for industry, government, commercial and leisure sectors. Our building engineering specialists have expertise in structural and building services engineering, fire engineering, acoustics, facades and seismic design. We embed sustainability principles in every design.

Job Summary

As a part of our continued growth, our Edmonton office has an outstanding opportunity for an experienced Senior Mechanical Engineer in our Buildings & Places business line. The Buildings and Places Team is a vibrant and growing business line which delivers project management, architectural and engineering services as well as planning and economic analysis for vertical construction projects. The role of the successful candidate will provide a suitable blend and balance of technical and non-technical responsibilities including staff management, business development, project management as well as project technical leadership.

AECOM's Buildings + Places business line is dedicated to excellence and integrated design solutions. With a range of expertise from strategy through project realization, the connections we make among people and places provide new insight to better outcomes for clients and communities. Better outcomes grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable and make people healthier and happier. Our expertise includes workplace strategy, economic and development planning, master planning, urban planning, architecture, interiors, building engineering, and landscape architecture. Our B+P team is leading the industry with visionary and forward-thinking projects such as the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, CA; Liberty Park at the World Trade Center, New York, NY; the Lower Manhattan Coastal Resilience (Big U), NY; and the LA 2024 Olympic bid.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist in the preparation, execution and delivery of approved financial business plans

  • Effectively manage projects on time and on budget with quality meeting client expectations

  • Support cross-selling initiatives and proposal development between business lines and geographies within the organization

  • Ensure compliance of technical and quality standards

  • Lead compliance with corporate safety goals and initiatives

  • Support development and execution of geographic and business line strategy

  • Assist with identifying and promoting growth in key strategic markets as well as with key strategic clients

  • Promote mentor / mentee relationships through the engagement of both junior and senior staff

  • Contribute significantly to the successful design, production, coordination and management of buildings projects

  • Communicates effectively with clients and internal team members in the design and specification development of mechanical building systems

  • Ensure accuracy, completeness and quality of technical information and project documentation in accordance with QA/QC programs

  • Ensure that engineering deliverables (e.g., drawings, specifications, analysis) comply with applicable regulations, standards, corporate procedures and sound engineering practices

  • Work closely with other discipline Engineers, Architects, Designers and Project Managers as a key team player within an integrated multi-disciplinary project delivery team

Minimum Requirements

  • University Degree in Mechanical Engineering

  • Registered with APEGA as a Professional Engineer or other Professional Engineering body in Canada

  • 10+ years' experience, preferably in building systems with a minimum of 7 years' experience in a management capacity leading a team of professionals

  • Working knowledge of applicable local and national building codes and common mechanical engineering software

  • Must have a well-rounded background in mechanical project design (industrial and commercial) and delivery to meet various challenges

  • Background in building mechanical design (HVAC, plumbing, fire protection, process and Building Automation Systems)

  • Strong interpersonal communications skills

  • Strong project management skills

  • Experience working in a multi-disciplinary team delivering various projects in complexity and size/scope

  • Valid driver's license

  • Willing to travel to other cities as required

Preferred Qualifications

  • 20+ years' experience preferred

  • Member of ASHRAE

  • Member of ASPE

  • Member of APEGA

  • Experienced with Industrial design and MR process

  • Experienced with Managing multi-disciplinary projects of varying size ($5M to $100M)

  • Experienced with Industrial PFD & PID’s

  • Experienced with LEED design

  • Experienced with ASHRAE 90.1 Design

  • Experienced with EE4 and eQuest

  • P3 and/or Design Build Experience

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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